(a) The board of directors shall approve all expenditures and fund authorizations of the auxiliary organization. Authorizations of expenditure of funds for use outside of the normal business operations of the auxiliary organization shall be approved by an officer of the commission and in accordance with commission policy.
(b) The commission, in consultation with the Department of Finance and the board of directors of the auxiliary organization, shall do all of the following:
(1) Institute a standard accounting and reporting system for the management and operations of the auxiliary organization.
(2) Implement financial standards that will ensure the fiscal viability of the auxiliary organization. The standards shall include proper provision for professional management, adequate working capital, adequate reserve funds for current operations and capital replacements, and adequate provisions for new business requirements.
(3) Institute procedures to ensure that transactions of the auxiliary organization are consistent with the mission of the commission.
(4) Develop policies for the expenditure of funds derived from indirect cost payments not required to implement paragraph (2). The use of those funds shall be regularly reported to the board of directors.
(c) The auxiliary organization shall not accept any grant, contract, bequest, trust, or gift, unless it is so conditioned that it may be used only for purposes consistent with the policies of the commission.
(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 961, Sec. 1.)